The Eddie Hooker Piano Studio is located in Memphis, TN.
Ms. Hooker is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music with more than 30 years of experience as an independent piano teacher. Degrees earned include Bachelor of Music in Piano, Master of Music in Music History, and Master of Library Science. She has done extensive graduate work in piano pedagogy and specializes in developing a natural piano technique in young pianists. She has been President of the Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association and has twice been named Teacher of the Year.
Ms. Hooker studied piano with Blaise Montandon, Joseph Running, Frank Mannheimer, Edward Kilenyi, Alexander Uninsky, and Sam Viviano. She has taught piano at Cadek Conservatory in Chattanooga, TN and in Frankfurt, Germany.
A comprehensive program, piano lessons include instruction in technique, note-reading, theory, ear training, improvisation, musicianship, artistry, and performance. Piano lessons are held at the Eddie Hooker Piano Studio which is equipped with a Steinway upright grand, and a Kawai 6”10” grand. A Bosendorfer 7’6” grand may be used by advanced students and for recitals. The William Hardy Flemish-style harpsichord may be used by students showing an aptitude for music of the Baroque Period.
The Computer Lab is equipped with a computer workstation and two Roland Professional Keyboards with acoustic-piano action.
Students may register for 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons and receive additionally up to 30 minutes of computer lab time. Lessons are available for all levels of study for all ages.
Interested students may contact the studio at 901-725-5968 to schedule an interview for which there is no charge.
The Eddie Hooker Piano Studio strives to build a thorough musical foundation through lessons that focus on a wide variety of literature and styles, with emphasis on technique, theory, improvisation, musicianship, and performance.
The studio endeavors to instill a lifelong love of music, to foster creativity and the enjoyment of piano playing, and to meet the music educational needs of each individual student.
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is never enough for music.